ASA 101/103

  • Great Lakes Sailing Co. bareboat qualification up to 32’
  • 4-Day course, with a live-aboard option during the course – limited space for live-aboard, call office to reserve your space!
  • Our best selling course! Taught on a 30’ cruising sailboat, this course is designed to give you confidence. You will learn everything mentioned in the above courses but in a consistent 4-day format. Anchoring, expanded terminology, heavy weather tactics, harbor handling and docking, person-overboard recovery, general seamanship and weather is only part of the program. You will also be exposed to a wide variety of gear and hardware found on sail vessels designed for more than just day-sailing. At the end of each day around 5pm you will be back dockside in our marina and free to browse the beautiful town of Traverse City. Make it a learning vacation you will always remember. This course includes the ASA Sailing Fundamentals text book and ASA log book. Classes held every Thursday through Sunday, 9am-4pm, mid May through September.
  • $1095.00 per student includes ASA 101/103 certification: discounts for groups.
  • $150 per person for the live-aboard option – private cabin for up to 2 students for 4 days. (students only)
  • Available dates:

June 15-18, June 22-25, June 29-July 2

July 6-9, July 13-16, July 20-23

August 3-6, Aug 10-13, Aug 17-20, Aug 24-27, August 31-Sept 3

September 7-10, Sept 14-17, Sept 21-24, Sept 28-Oct 1

Our season typically runs from the beginning of May to the first week of October. Contact us for additional dates that might not be posted here.

Please complete our application to register for classes in 2023.

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